West Perthshire and Stirlingshire encompass a variety of upland and lowland sites including areas of ancient semi-natural oak woodland in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National
Park (LLTNP); Flanders Moss Special Area for Conservation (SAC); and mountain summits including Stob Binnein and Ben Lomond.
It was decided to host the meeting at Loch Voil, by Balquhidder, which is a valley to the north of the LLTNP. It is a beautiful glen, and much less visited by tourists. While there were several existing interesting bryophyte records in a few areas along the valley, a search of geology maps and a site recce identified that there was plenty of opportunity for a group of enthusiastic bryologists…Download the meeting report